of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: First Sergeant, Company K, 2d U.S. Cavalry. Place and
Date: At Winchester, Va., 19 September 1864. Birth: Germany. Date Of
Issue: 16 March 1896.
Went to the assistance of his regimental commander, whose horse had been killed under
him in a charge, mounted the officer behind him, under a heavy fire from the enemy, and
returned him to his command.
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